ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Jordan Diekema
Jordan Diekema
Height: 6-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: Zeeland East
Position: Back/Sprint Free
House Affiliation: Mather

Junior 2009-10
Named to the All-Ivy first team for the 100 back … Captured the title in the 100 back at Ivy League Championships, swimming an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 48.59 … Placed eighth in the 200 back with a time of 1:52.07 at Ivy Championships … Captured the 100 back title at HYP meet with a time of 49.65 … Helped 200 and 400 medley relay teams to second-place finishes at HYP meet … Placed fourth in the 200 back at HYP meet with a time of 1:51.80.

Sophomore 2008-09
Named first-team All-Ivy League in 200 medley relay (1:27.61) and tabbed to second team in 400 medley relay (3:12.30)... Won the 100 backstroke (50.25) and 200 backstroke (1:50.15) in tri-meet victory against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Captured the 200 medley relay (1:33.48), the 100 backstroke (51.20), the 200 backstroke (1:51.70) and 200 freestyle relay (1:24.49) in dual vs. Columbia ... Claimed the 200 backstroke title with a time of 1:45.97 at Georgia Invitational; also finished second in 200 freestyle relay (1:22.56), second in 200 medley relay (1:29.72), third in 400 medley relay (3:16.61) and third in 100 backstroke (49.31) ... Won the 50 backstroke (23.61) and was seocnd in 100 backstroke (51.71) at Arizona State ... Captured the 100 backstroke (50.67) and 200 backstroke (1:52.01) events against Navy ... Won the 100 backstroke (50.32) and 100 freestyle (47.13) against Penn ... Claimed the 200 backstroke (1:45.16) and the 200 (1:28.52) and 400 medley relay (3:14.18) races at HYP meet.

Freshman 2007-08
Named to CollegeSwimming.com's Division I Men's Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention Team ... Won the 200-yard backstroke and was a member of the winning 200 and 400 medley relays at the EISL Championship becoming a three-time first-team All-Ivy performer ... Won the 100 backstroke in a dual victory over Penn (Feb. 9) ... Hit a NCAA "B" provisional mark while winning the 1,650 free and placed second in the 200 back at the HYP meet.

Background
Member of varsity swim team at Zeeland East High for four seasons ... Three-time state champion in 100-yard backstroke ... State record holder in 100 backstroke ... 15-time All-American, Academic All-American and all-state ... Member of 400 free relay and 200 medley relay state champions as senior ... Four-time all-conference and all-area ... Holland Sentinel Male Swimmer of the Year ... School record holder in 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay ... Team placed second at state championships during sophomore and senior years.

Personal
Sister, Courtney, is a freshman on the Harvard women's soccer team.